PREP ROUNDUP: Ashland boys, North girls take relay titles
Ashland’s boys cross-country team ran away with the team championship in the Flying Dutchman Relays Saturday at North Medford High’s Bowerman Field.
The format, with nine teams, called for each of four runners to cover 2,500 meters, passing a baton between them.
Ashland’s A team of Ellis Pryor, Nathan Stein, Cameron Stein and Reed Pryor was timed in 32 minutes, 19 seconds, more than a minute faster than the runner-up South Medford A team.
The Panthers — Chase Wallace, DJ Scott, Connor Singer, Michael Maiorano — clocked 33:27.
In the five-team girls race, North Medford’s A team beat out Grants Pass’ A team, 41:02 to 41:31. The members of the Black Tornado contingent were Eleanor Nichol, Cammeo Ramirez, Saundra Parsons and Estella Gutches.
Boys 4x2,500 Relay
1, Ashland A (Ellis Pryor, Nathan Stein, Cameron Stein, Reed Pryor), 32:19.
2, South Medford A (Chase Wallace, DJ Scott, Connor Singer, Michael Maiorano), 33:27.
3, Crater A (Tylor Castagnaro, Tyrone Gorze, Ryder Hvall, Conner Sutton), 34:43.
4, Grants Pass A (Quaid Petronella, Wesley Powell, Matt Rieman, Evan Tucker), 34:48.
5, North Medford A (Jimmy Scull, Trent Wayman, Jace Clark, Grant Lulich), 36:15.
6, Grants Pass B (Jaia Hannagan, Jeremy Huff, Nathan Oliva, Andrew Weber), 38:02.
7, South Medford B (Isaac Black, Lucian Parsons, Tyson Palodichuk, Connor Williams), 39:00.
8, North Medford B (Samuel Plax, Shane Stout, Jace Garibay, Alec Winters), 39:21.
9, Crater B (Caleb Barsalou, Caleb Doddington, Noah Kube, Jack Sandlin), 40:11.
Girls 4x2,500 Relay
1, North Medford A (Eleanor Nichol, Cammeo Ramirez, Saundra Parsons, Estella Gutches), 41:02.
2, Grants Pass A (Bela Marshak, Bailey Moritz, Mary Sturley, Madison Wilt), 41:31.
3, Ashland A (Milan Hague, Annika Wells, Sage Reddish, Grace Yaconelli), 41:54.
4, Crater A (Haylee Baldwin, Lindsay Siebert, Gracie Bolanos, Taryn Dance), 44:44.
5, North Medford B (Juliana Scull, Julia Clark, Reese Meager, Ava Telford), 48:26.
HENLEY 3, PHOENIX 0: At Phoenix, Henley was able to claim a straight-set win 25-11, 25-18, 25-19 over Phoenix as the two teams played for the second time within the past eight days.
Senior outside hitter Josie Bolstad had five aces, eight kills, five digs and three blocks for Phoenix (0-4).
Senior outside hitter Jourden DeVay recorded six digs, five kills and provided solid serving for the Pirates, and junior setter Ally Ellis added 15 assists.
MAZAMA 63, EAGLE POINT 0: At Eagle Point, Mazama scored 49 first-half points, including an 80-yard opening kickoff return by Cole Brosterhous, and rolled to the win Friday, evening the Eagles’ record at 1-1.
Eagle Point’s Alex Smith led the team with 60 rushing yards on 14 attempts.
The Eagles’ Lucas Meerten caught five passes for 20 yards.
Isaiah Meade and Josh Bayne each recorded four tackles to lead the defense.